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Man arrested in connection with weapons incident – Oxford

News   •   Jul 12, 2019 18:57 BST

Thames Valley Police has arrested a man in connection with a weapons incident in Oxford.

A 24-year-old man from Oxford has been arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon in a public place.

He remains in police custody.

The arrest is in connection with an incident in Windale Avenue, Oxford yesterday (11/7) involving a machete.

Investigating officer, Detective Inspector James Senior, of Force CID at Oxford police station, said: “I would like to appeal for any witnesses to this incident.

“This occurred in a busy area in the afternoon therefore I believe there will have been a number of people who could have seen it taking place.

“We are committed to tackling incidents involving offensive weapons in our communities and would ask anyone with information to come forward and speak to police.

“Anyone who is aware of offensive weapons being present in our communities is asked to report it to us by calling 101, or via Crimestoppers anonymously.”